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Best Places To Buy Women's Plus Size Clothing


Dressing up and looking good is what every woman wants to do. Fashion brands have made this easy for us by having a wide assortment of clothes available at their stores. However, often for plus size women clothes shopping can be a huge issue because most brands carry only the standard sizes 2- 14 or sometimes even 10 or 12. Buying women’s plus clothing can thus be a chore. Large women often complain of their sizes not being stocked by stores. Now there are however, plenty of stores and websites that sell women’s plus clothing.


Women’s plus clothing was born from the previous use of half sizes. They were made for women who didn’t fit the standard sizes available in the market. Plus size clothing was not always available as readily as it is today. There was not a lot of variation is sizes available or a lot of variation in styles and designs and most of the time plus size clothes were tucked away in the corner of the shop. These days are long gone and now most designers have a large plus size apparel section. Not only this, but more and more sizes being added to the plus size catalogue.


Today there are a lot of options for shopping for plus size women. Many clothing companies have women’s plus clothing and some brands only cater to plus size women. Torrid .com is such an online store. It offers everything from tees to dresses, denim and accessories. They also have a swimwear and beachwear section for plus size women. is another online store; they offer both casual and evening wear for plus size women. Ashley Stewart plus size clothing store; offer a wide variety of tees, dresses, and swimwear and denim bottoms available. They also offer clothing for the business woman with a large variety of business suits available at their stores. If you are into high fashion then B&LU is the place because they have fashion options for plus size women that seem to be out of the pages of fashion magazines. Lane Bryant offers intimates as well as other clothing outfits for plus size women. You can mix and match their tops and bottoms if you wear different size pants and bottoms. If you like the laid back style of the American Eagle Outfitters brand and are often disappointed by not finding clothes when you go to their stores then you can always buy from their online store which offers plus sizes in their regular clothing lines. The Nordstrom Rack also often has plus sizes from brands stocked in Nordstrom.

Tips and comments

Tips for buying women’s plus clothing are, buy clothes that highlight your best features, and hide the problem areas. Go for bright colors, they not only add a splash of color to your wardrobe but they also make you looked slimmer and more toned. If you want to buy a dress, then go for an A-line shape because it makes one look slimmer and flatters the body. Women’s plus clothing is designed to flatter the best parts of your body.

By Sultan Khan, published at 03/15/2012
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